Check out the book, Retribution Road by Antonin Varenne, as it makes a blog tour stop in this post from The Tattooed Book Geek blog.
Today on The Tattooed Book Geek I am pleased to be taking part in the Blog Tour for Retribution Road by Antonin Varenne translated by Sam Taylor with an excerpt from the book.
Thanks to Corinna Zifko for asking me to take part in the tour.
“We owe you our lives, Sergeant, but you are our worst nightmare . . .”
Burma, 1852. Sergeant Arthur Bowman, a sergeant in the East India Company, is sent on a secret mission during the Second Anglo-Burmese War. But the expedition is foiled – his men are captured and tortured. Throughout their ordeal, a single word becomes Bowman’s mantra, a word that will stiffen their powers of endurance in the face of unimaginable suffering: “Survival”. But for all that, only a handful escape with their lives.
Some years later in London, battling his ghosts through a haze of alcohol and opium, Bowman…
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